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Lead Instructor

Ohmapi Nature Project

Nevada City, CA, USA

Full time

Grades

May 25

This position is for a lead instructor. Our instructors are responsible for creating and leading activities for our 7-14 year old students based upon our nature and academic focuses of the year.

For More Info & to Apply: https://theohmapinatureproject.com/employment

Hours

Monday-Thursday from 8:30am-3:30pm, Friday Staff Meeting from 8:30am-10:30am and Special Event Participation at 3 events per year

Salary

Negotiable based on experience. The pay period is bi-monthly for the duration of 10 months (September - June). Pay is issued by check or electronic funds transfer.

Location

Our program is entirely outdoors in Nevada City.

Qualifications

Ideal Candidates have most of the following attributes:

  • Experience working with and leading groups of children ages 7-14 years of age
  • Comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Comfortable sitting on the ground, swimming in the ocean and creeks, and getting dirty
  • Comfortable handling insects and other small creatures
  • Interested in further growth in naturalist studies and mentoring
  • A nurturing, loving, creative and positive attitude
  • Dedicated to developmentally appropriate practice and aware of developmental needs of young children
  • Observant and communicative
  • A strong team member
  • Experience in elementary or middle school education
  • Experience with outdoor/nature based mentoring
  • Some knowledge of local flora and fauna
  • Familiarity and/or experience with place-based education, ecological literacy, project-based learning, and child-led learning
  • Experience with ancestral and primitive skills
  • Physically fit, able to crouch, dig, climb, hike, and carry up to 40lbs
  • Have reliable transportation (public transit is not near all of our locations)
  • A working cell phone
  • Ability to pass criminal records check
  • CPR and Pediatric First Aid Certified or willing to obtain such
  • Experience and access to a computer

For More Info & to Apply: https://theohmapinatureproject.com/employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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